Notes in the Margins: Hunger, faculty salaries and the death spiral

Why Business Schools Ignore Women. Despite extensive campaigns by powerful institutions and reports in the media, business school faculties remain oblivious. (BloombergBusinessweek)

Faculty report a 2 percent median salary increase. The median average nine- to 10-month salary for faculty at institutions participating in the survey was $59,705 this year. (Community College Daily)

Hunger grows among college students. A problem known as “food insecurity” — a lack of nutritional food — is not typically associated with U.S. college students. But it is increasingly on the radar of administrators, who report seeing more hungry students, especially at schools that enroll a high percentage of youths who are from low-income families or are the first generation to attend college. (newsleader via University Business)

Coaching Contracts: Should Athletics Trump Academics? What if a coach’s potential athletic incentives were tied to the team’s APR or graduation rate benchmarks? (The Huffington Post)

Small U.S. Colleges Battle Death Spiral as Enrollment Drops. It’s been five years since the recession ended and yet their finances are worsening. Soaring student debt, competition from online programs and poor job prospects for graduates are shrinking their applicant pools. (Bloomberg via NAICU)